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Originally published on Tue November 13, 2012 6:39 am
Hundreds of health care workers in Georgia are losing their licenses to practice because of a problem created by a new immigration law in the state.
The law requires everyone — no matter where they were born — to prove their citizenship or legal residency to renew their professional licenses.
With too few state workers to process the extra paperwork, licenses for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals are expiring.
Originally published on Mon June 25, 2012 6:05 pm
Starting next week, any health insurer licensed in Georgia can sell policies it offers in other states to Georgians. That includes policies that don't meet minimum standards for coverage in Georgia.
They'll be OK for sale under a new state law that aims to increase competition and lower prices for health insurance in the state.